Friday, March 7, 2008

Leprechauns In Children's Books

Bateman Leprechaun Gold
E Bateman
When Donald O'Dell saves the life of a leprechaun
but refuses his offer of gold, he finds his good deed
rewarded in an unexpected fashion.

Bateman Traveling Tom And
The Leprechaun
E Bateman
A wandering minstrel outwits a leprechaun
to win the heart of a princess, who will only
marry a man of daring, intelligence, and humor.

DePaola Jamie O’Rourke And
The Big Potato
E Depaola
The laziest man in all of Ireland catches a leprechaun,
who offers a potato seed instead of a pot of gold for
his freedom.

Edwards The Leprechaun’s Gold
E Edwards
A leprechaun intervenes when a greedy young
harpist sabotages a royal contest.

Mortensen Leprechauns
J 398.2094 Mortense
Introduces leprechauns, exploring the history
behind the Irish fairy and describing supposed
encounters between them and people.

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